Historic Houses in the Lake District

Here you will find our list of stately homes and other grand country houses in Cumbria and the Lakes. You might also like to view historic buildings in the Lake District for attractions that have a strong historic importance but are not classified as stately homes.











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17th Century Orton Hall

17th Century Orton Hall

Orton Hall is a superb Jacobean Mansion built in 1662 standing in 7 acres of its own mature parkland. We have 3 suites, each with its own unique charm. All … more >>


HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
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British History Quiz

This inventor and pioneer industrialist is credited with inventing - or at least popularizing - the water frame and carding engine



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This Day in British History

20 June, 1756

Black Hole of Calcutta

Siraj-ud-Daula takes Calcutta and throws British captives into a small dungeon. 120 of the captives die.

Monarch Mayhem

This queen was the daughter of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon



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Penruddock (Self catering)
Fell View, Penruddock

Fell View

This quality first floor apartment is situated on a wonderful holiday village within reach of Keswick and sleeps two people.
Sleeps 4

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White Cross Bay (Self catering)
8 Waterside Wood, White Cross Bay

8 Waterside Wood

This delightful lodge on the White Cross Bay Holiday Park near Troutbeck Bridge sleeps six people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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